FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Leesburg, VA – July 18, 2023
The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) convened its Annual Meeting at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. The Society’s mission focuses on advancing the imaging informatics field by fostering education, research, and innovation. The SIIM Annual Meeting is where the enterprise imaging community comes together to recognize the achievements of its diverse membership. The following awards and prizes were presented during this year’s Annual Meeting.
New College of SIIM Fellows
Honors were awarded to:
- Sylvia Devlin, MS RT (R)(M)(QM), CIIP
- Marc Kohli, MD
- Alexander J. Towbin, MD
- Kevin O’Donnell, MASc
with their induction into the SIIM College of Fellows at the SIIM23 Opening General Session on Wednesday, June 14. Their exceptional accomplishments and talents reflect the highest standards of SIIM.
The Samuel J. Dwyer Lectureship
The 2023 Dwyer Lecture, Changing the Face of Healthcare Informatics, was awarded to Teri M. Sippel Schmidt, MS, FSIIM, Adjunct Professor at College of Engineering, Marquette University, and Johns Hopkins Medicine
The Annual Dwyer Lecture features a SIIM Fellow as the presenter of a particularly relevant and insightful topic in honor of Samuel J. Dwyer III, PhD – the humble, prolific pioneer of digital medical imaging.
Individual achievements were recognized in the field of medical imaging informatics through the following Honorary Awards:
Presented to Eliot L. Siegel, MD, FSIIM, University of Maryland School of Medicine
The highest award the Society bestows. It is awarded annually in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in research or implementation of imaging informatics applications.
Presented to Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD, FSIIM, Mass General Brigham
Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding lifetime contributions to the field of imaging informatics through the development of innovative, high-impact solutions.
Presented to Mindy L. Yang, MD, SimonMed Imaging
Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of imaging informatics by a woman or presented to a woman dedicated to the advancement and promotion of women in imaging informatics.
Presented to Satish E. Viswanath, PhD, Case Western Reserve University and Larry Sitka, MS, PaxeraHealth
Presented annually for extraordinary achievements in informatics technology development that show strong promise or potential impact in Imaging or medicine.
Presented to Paul H. Yi, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Alex Barrington, MS, American College of Radiology
Presented in recognition of significant and innovative technical contributions in imaging informatics to someone whose highest earned degree has been awarded within 10 years of the date of nomination.
Presented to Arjun Sharma , MD, Suburban Radiologists and Prasanth M. Prasanna, MD, University of Utah Health Services Center on behalf of the SIIMcast Team
Given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to imaging informatics education by a SIIM instructor or educator in the field.
Using a peer review process, the following scientific awards were presented for outstanding contributions to the field of medical imaging informatics:
Presented to Bardia Khosravi , MD, MPH, MHPE, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic
High-Fidelity Conditional Pelvis Radiograph Generation with Denoising Diffusion Probabilistic Models
Presented to Leo Qian , Student, Lexington High School.
Leveraging Imaging and Clinical Data to Predict Patient Disposition in ED
Awarded for scientific merit, relevance to the community, and quality of scientific presentation.
Presented to Mana Moassefi , MD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic
Generating Barrett’s Esophagus Digital Pathology Slides Using Denoising Diffusion Probabilistic Models
Awarded for the best student paper and named to honor Dr. Bauman’s distinguished career in radiological informatics research and practice and his status as Founding Editor of the Journal of Digital Imaging.
Jiwoong Jeong, MS, PhD Student , Arizona State University
Generalization Techniques and Solutions for Deep Learning in Echocardiography: Patients with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Abel Reyes-Angulo, Graduate Research Assistant, Michigan Technological University
Explainability of Deep Learning Models for Melanoma Segmentation: A New Perspective from Compound Loss Functions
Sria Biswas, PhD Scholar, IIITDM Kancheepuram
Evaluation of Laparoscopic Video Quality Using Statistical Dependencies of Spatial and Texture Measures
Saba Ghazimoghadam, MD, Medical Doctor, University of Florida
AI-Enhanced Metastatic Nodal Tumor Detection on Neck CT Scans
Awarded to new investigators with an area of study in imaging informatics who either are currently in a full-time training program or have completed their training program within 2 years of the SIIM Annual Meeting.
Linjun Yang, PhD, Data Science Analyst, Mayo Clinic
Development of An AI Model to Classify Shoulder Radiographs to Build Large-scale Image Registries
Tianyuan Fu , MD, Radiology Resident, University Hospitals Cleveland
Consensus Based Macros: An Easy Tool To Improve the Quality of Radiology Reports Containing Incidental Imaging Findings
Inchan Hwang, PhD Candidate, Research Assistant, Kennesaw State University
Inherent Barriers to Breast Cancer Detection in Mammograms Using Deep Learning
Journal of Digital Imaging Awards
Presented annually to the best papers and the most valuable reviewer for the previous year.
Presented to Piero Chiacchiaretta (Primary Author), Mauro Gianni Perrucci; Massimo Caulo; Riccardo Navarra; Gaia Baldiraghi; Davide Rolandi; Sabino Luzzi; Mattia Del Maestro; Renato Galzio; Antonio Ferretti.
A Dedicated Tool for Presurgical Mapping of Brain Tumors and Mixed-Reality Navigation During Neurosurgery
Volume 35, March 2022: pp 704–713
Most Valuable Reviewer
Presented to Shahriar Faghani, MD
2023 SIIM Hackathon
The Hackathon allows Informaticists to come up with innovative ideas that can change the way health information systems work, communicate, and interact with each other. The following teams were awarded:
Team Marquette – IHE Scheduled Workflow On FHIR with CDS Hooks
IMR on FHIR
Tumor Board On FHIR
LLIMA – Large Language IMaging Assistant
Team Great Lakes – I want to do imaging research!
Audience Choice Award Winner
PEP Talks (Patient Education Portal)
ChatGPT Prompt Competition Award
Winning prompts are selected by a panel of judges in four categories.
Most SIIM23 Related Prompt
Ameena Elahi, MPA, RT(R), CIIP
Most Imaging Informatics Related Prompt
Steve Horii, MD, FACR, FSIIM
Most Creative/Fun Prompt
Most Educational Prompt
About the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) is the leading healthcare professional organization for those interested in the current and future use of informatics in medical imaging. The Society’s mission is to advance medical imaging informatics across the Enterprise through education, research, and innovation in a multi-disciplinary community.
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